Speaker Bio

Bettina Tratz-Ryan

Bettina Tratz-Ryan

VP Analyst
Bettina Tratz-Ryan is a Vice President Research and responsible for intelligent urban ecosystem research that includes smart city and industry stakeholders, as well as the digitization efforts in the manufacturing ecosystems. As part of her smart city research, Ms. Tratz-Ryan analyzes the strategic citizen impact and business value of data and information analytics, Internet of Things, open data marketplaces, applications and complex architectures for cities, the development of digital society and their industrial environment. Her expertise integrates technology models with services and business measures for subsystems such as transportation, mobility, microgrid and buildings. She also works on the business impact related to the Industrie 4.0 framework. She understands how to build green IT and environmental sustainability roadmaps compliant to DIN EN ISO 14001 (1221-2009). With Gartner for 21 years, she has more than 26 years of industry experience in IT networking for telecommunications, utilities, transportation, healthcare and local governments.

She received two Gartner Thought Leadership awards in 2015 for her smart city research, as well as her contribution to business impact scenarios of smart machines. She was named by StateTech Magazine as one of 30 must-read state and local government IT influencers in 2019.
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Wednesday, 08 November, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM CET
Manufacturing: Go All In or Fold — What CIOs Need to do to Evolve

The CIO's role in manufacturing may either become more important to operations, engineering and customer experience or be diminished into a lower-level position, as the key infrastructure to support technologies is outsourced to hyperscalers or other outside platforms. Companies can be successful in choosing either path, but nevertheless, the role of the CIO in manufacturing will be different in the future, and we can show you how to take advantage of the change.

Thursday, 09 November, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CET
Use Sustainable Digital Accelerators to Execute on Strategic Business Outcomes

Digital will support the repositioning of the organization toward a sustainable and ESG-compliant organization. CIOs can use the digital accelerator in the short term to provide data that supports the business strategy and allows the business to report and minimize risk. In the longer term, the digital accelerator for sustainability reduces the footprint of IT and more importantly, reduces the footprint of the business.

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